Feb 8, 2013 12:35am PST
. >> reporter: tonight's cnn's anderson cooper revealed dorner had sent him a package. >> inside the package was a hand-labeled dvd with a yellow post-it note reading in part, "i never lie." apparently in reference to his dismissal from the lapd in 2008. >> reporter: there are indications he may have reason to be angry. i'm not an aspiring rapper. i'm not a gang member. i'm not a dope dealer, dorner writes in his manifesto. i am a man who has lost complete faith in the system when the system betrayed, slandered, and libelled me. the manic account of his firing given in that manifesto is told more soberfully court documents. in both, dorner claims the lapd fired him after he reported having witnessed his superior using a taser on a mentally ill suspect, then he said seeing the superior hand-cuff the suspect and kick him in the chest and face. the suspect, christopher gedler and his father offered testimony corroborating dorner's account at the time, but the father now says he wasn't surprised that the review board ended up rejecting dorner's claims. >> i even told him, what is wrong with you?
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
turned out to be dorner's. but the suspect was nowhere to be found. cnn's anderson cooper revealed dorner had sent him a package. >> inside the package was a hand-labeled dvd with a yellow post-it note, reading in part, quote, i never lied, apparently in reference to his dismissal from the lapd in 2008. >> reporter: among the more chilling statements in the manifesto, when the truth comes out, the killing stops. l.a. police rejected any suggestion they review his allegation. >> it's not going to happen. >> reporter: dorner's manifesto indicates he is prepared to die. if they do manage to find him, don't be surprised if the lapd obliges. i'm david wright in los angeles. >>> we've learned overnight that dorner apparently posted messages online to various celebrities before he went on his rampage. among the recipients of those messages, tim tebow, charlie sheen, chef anthony bourdain and the westboro baptist church. >>> to capitol hill, now, where cia nominee, john brennan, has strongly defended the use of drones against terror targets. brennan told lawmakers that drone strikes are only used
Feb 8, 2013 1:40am PST
as he can, and then be killed. >> reporter: dorner also allegedly sent this package to cnn's anderson cooper last week. >> the package contained a dvd and bullet riddled keepsake coin. >> reporter: a former navy reservist, he was honorably discharged last week and his place badge was found thursday. near san diego's point loma navy base. we're talking about a guy who has tactical military and law enforcement training. detectives are combing through his burned truck for clues. rob and diana? >> thank you to brandi hitt for that. they're not only combing through the truck, they have search warpts. they've searched his las vegas home. no word on what they turned up, but sounding like not a whole lot. >> so far not too many clues. i can't get over this manifesto. not only does he name celebrities in this, he talks about tim tebow. new york jets quarterback. he talked about -- he complimented michelle obama on her new bangs. he talked about ellen degeneres a little bit, larry david, charlie sheen. the weird package he sent to cnn and anderson cooper. he also in this manifesto encouraged th